Awareness

Gilberto Gil named as new ambassador for Hear the World

Awareness

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The Hear the World Foundation announced today the support of a new celebrity ambassador: Brazilian superstar Gilberto Gil is now championing the cause of the non-profit foundation.

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Father gets cochlear implant tattoo for his hearing-impaired daughter

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A New Zealand man recently got a tattoo resembling a cochlear implant on the side of his head to make his daughter feel more included after she received her second implant.

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20th Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp

AWARENESS

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This year, the 20th Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp was organized by UT Dallas, Texas (USA) in collaboration with the UT Southwestern Medical and Children’s Health Center.

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'Subtitle it!', new campaign from Action on Hearing Loss

AWARENESS

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Action on Hearing Loss has launched a campaign calling on the government to require catch-up TV to offer subtitles.

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New study in mice: reversing hearing loss

RESEARCH

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Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (USA) have identified two signaling molecules in mice that are required for proper development of the cochlea.

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Australian cricketer Brett Lee named Cochlear’s first Global Hearing Ambassador

Awareness

Australian cricket star Brett Lee has teamed up with Cochlear Ltd. to raise awareness of the medical, social and economic impact hearing loss can have on affected people and their families.

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Uber calls for a change in NZ restrictions on deaf drivers

Legislation

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The transport network company Uber, which connects drivers and users via smart phones, has called on the New Zealand Transport Agency to revise its rules on restricting deaf and hearing impaired people from driving taxis.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation official Healthy Hearing partner for the Special Olympics

Partnership

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Starkey Hearing Foundation has announced to be the Healthy Hearing partner for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, July 25 through August 2.

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1st International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders

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On July 15-16, ‘Beats of Cochlea’ - the 1st International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders - was held in Warsaw, Poland.

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Italian music star Eros Ramazzotti named as new ambassador for Hear the World Foundation

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The Hear the World Foundation (Sonova) announced today that Italian music star Eros Ramazzotti is now championing the cause of the non-profit foundation and joining the ranks of more than 80 celebrities – including Sting, Kate Moss and Diana Krall– who are supporting Hear the World.

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